Volunteering with Chilamate Rainforest Eco Retreat

We are always looking for pro-active, self-motivated volunteers interested in supporting our family run conservation and sustainable tourism project. For volunteers who commit to at least 6 months we provide free room and board.

Contact Us for More Information on Volunteering
Volunteering is a great way to get hands on experience in your field of interest or study. At Chilamate Rainforest Eco Retreat we invite volunteers to help at the Retreat and around the community.
At the moment we are looking for:

 

Receptionist/Admin Assistant
Interested applicants please note the following basic requisites for this position:
  • intermediate Spanish
  • excellent management of Excel, google docs and other programs
  • minimum of 6 month commitment
  • great interpersonal skills
  • experience in service
  • initiative
  • a team player
  • a great attitude

 

Whitewater Kayak Instructor
Interested applicants please note the following basic requisites for this position:
  • Whitewater Rescue Certification
  • Demonstrable skills in whitewater kayaking
  • intermediate Spanish
  • minimum of 3 months commitment
  • great interpersonal skills
  • initiative
  • a great attitude
  • a team player

 

Field Work and General Labour Assistant
Interested applicants please note the following basic requisites for this position:
  • basic Spanish
  • experience in gardening or construction
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • a great attitude
  • a team player

 

General Support around the Retreat
Interested applicants please note the following basic requisites for this position:
  • basic Spanish
  • experience in service or hotels
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • a great attitude
  • a team player

For volunteers that commit to a six month minimum stay we provide room and board for no cost here at the Retreat. If you would prefer to stay with another family in the community there is a charge of $200 per month to cover room and board and program expenses.

 

For short term volunteers that commit to at least 2 months the cost is $300 per month including program fees and room and board. And for volunteers looking to work for less than 2 months we charge $150 per week including program fees and room and board.
Please contact us for more information at info@chilamaterainforest.com and we can answer any questions or concerns and send you our application form to start the application process.
Call: +506-2766-6949 or +506-8842-1171
info@chilamaterainforest.com